January 20, 2012 The Oregonian

January 20, 2012 The Oregonian Oregon venture capital investment totals $238.6 million in 2011, highest level since2007 Published: Friday,January 20, 2012, 12:15 PM     Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 1:29 PM By Molly Young, The Oregonian Oregon startups landed $48.6million in venture capital financing during the last quarter of 2011, cappingthe best year for early-stage […]

January 18, 2012 Press Release Re: 2011 Earnings

January 18, 2012 Press Release Re: 2011 Earnings San Francisco, CA: Manzama Inc.,provider of the legal industry’s first and only Listening Platform, todayannounced record sales results at the 2012 Marketing Partner Forum in Miami, FL.With the addition of several new top law firm clients in the fourth quarter,Manzama has closed 2011 with 35 customers in […]

January 9, 2012 The Oregonian

January 9, 2012 The Oregonian Sheetal Dube launched Audioname, a web tool designed to help people share the pronunciation of their names as they interact online.   Sheetal Dube hopes her small idea can make a big difference, one correct pronunciation at a time. As global interactions become increasingly common — and the variety of […]

2011 Bend Venture Conference: Keynote Speaker

2011 Bend Venture Conference Speaker: Ted Wheeler Oregon State Treasurer 2011 Keynote Speaker Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler, the 28th State Treasurer of Oregon, was the 2011 keynote speaker.  A former manager at an investment firm and then the elected chief executive of Multnomah County, Wheeler completed the term of former Treasurer Ben Westlund and […]

October 21, 2011 Portland Business Journal

October 21, 2011 Portland Business Journal by Robert Goldfield , Special sections editor Fledgling enterprise AudioName won $10,000 last Friday at the Bend Venture Conference. Portland-based AudioName took the prize for “concept stage” company — ventures that are barely off the ground. It was the only Portland-area company among the six presenting businesses in that […]

October 17, 2011 The Bulletin

October 17, 2011 The Bulletin By Jordan Novet / TheBulletin October17. 2011 Brett Mills, of Redmond’s RES EquineProducts Inc., took home the big prize of $250,000. Wearing a cowboy hat,jeans and a blazer, Brett Mills took the big $250,000 prize from the BendVenture Conference on Friday for his Redmondcompany, RES Equine Products Inc. “Yeehaw!” said […]

October 14, 2011 Silicon Florist

October 14, 2011 Silicon Florist by RickTuroczy While a whole new crop ofstartups are currently being pitched and formed at the latest version ofStartupWeekend Portland, the winning company from the last Startup Weekend justmanaged to wow a crowd of investors in Bend—and land a bit more capital. Audioname—founded duringthe last Startup Weekend Portland in April […]

Portland Business Journal: Comcast deal could propel Elemental

Portland Business Journal: Comcast deal could propel Elemental by Erik Siemers Date: Monday, July 25, 2011, 2:49pm PDT Elemental CEO Sam Blackman says a new deal with Comcast will provide a big revenue bounce. Erik Siemers Business Journal staff writer Email: [email protected] If there’s any growth trajectory worth emulating, it might just be that of […]

Elemental opens U.K. office

Elemental opens U.K. office Portland Business Journal – by Erik Siemers, Business Journal staff writer Date: Monday, July 18, 2011, 12:22pm PDT Elemental Technologies on Monday announced the opening of an office outside London, making it the company’s first international location. The move comes as Portland-based Elemental increases the number of European customers using its […]

7/15/2011 Oregon Business Magazine

7/15/2011 Oregon Business Magazine The crowd at Oregon Entrepreneurs Network‘s monthly PubTalk Wednesday consisted of three main types of folks: entrepreneurs desperate to pitch their start-ups, lawyers eager to get new clients, and MBA students learning how to network. They all had something to learn when the hors d’oeuvres were put away and the panel […]